Tasgaon voters' tribute to RR Patil: Wife wins by 1.12 lakh votes

It was a tribute of sorts for late RR Patil in Tasgaon-Kavthe Mahankal Assembly bypoll as the former deputy chief minister's widow Suman Patil won the election by a margin of over 1.12 lakh votes.

Maharashtra bypoll results: Congress heavyweight Narayan Rane defeated in Bandra East, NCP retains Tasgaon seat
Maharashtra bypoll results: Congress heavyweight Narayan Rane defeated in Bandra East, NCP retains Tasgaon seat

Shiv Sena candidate Trupti Sawant was elected to the Maharashtra Assembly in the prestigious by-poll from Bandra East constituency after she trounced her main opponent Congress heavyweight and former Home Minister Narayan Rane hours after the counting of votes began on Wednesday.

NCP demands memorial for RR Patil

 The opposition NCP has demanded that the state build a memorial for the late RR Patil, the party leader and former Maharashtra home minister who died in February this year.

NCP fields RR Patil's widow for Tasgoan by-poll

 Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Saturday decided to field Suman Patil, widow of late R R Patil, for the Assembly by-election from Tasgoan seat scheduled for April 11.

NCP to field RR Patil's widow for Tasgaon Assembly by-election

NCP is set to face a rebellion in Tasgaon Assembly by-election as the party has decided to field widow of late NCP leader RR Patil, while his brother, who is a party member, is also an aspirant for the seat.

Maharashtra Legislature condoles demise of RR Patil, Pansare

 Maharashtra Legislature today paid tributes to former state Home Minister late R R Patil and CPI leader Govind Pansare, with members lauding their contribution in political and social sectors of the state.

NCP minister RR Patil's ashes immersed in Arabian sea

The ashes of former Maharashtra deputy chief minister RR Patil were immersed in Arabian sea off Mumbai coast on Monday.

RR Patil remembered for cleanliness campaign

Leaders across the political parties on Friday recalled late RR Patil with NCP chief Sharad Pawar noting that Patil initiated cleanliness campaign in Maharashtra much before Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his Swachch Bharat campaign.

Maharashtra for steps to curb tobacco consumption after RR Patil's death

 Shocked by death of former Home Minister R R Patil due to oral cancer linked to chewing of tobacco, Maharashtra Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant today said the government will take steps to curb its consumption.

President Pranab Mukherjee condoles RR Patil's death

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday condoled the death of Maharashtra's former deputy chief minister Raosaheb Ramrao Patil.

President condoles passing away of RR Patil

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday extended his deepest condolences to the family of former Maharashtra home minister RR Patil.

Bollywood celebs mourn RR Patil's demise
Bollywood celebs mourn RR Patil's demise

Members of the film fraternity like Riteish Deshmukh, Madhur Bhandarkar and Kailash Kher took to micro-blogging site Twitter to mourn the death of Maharashtra's former deputy chief minister Raosaheb Ramrao Patil.

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Thousands bid adieu to ex-Maharashtra minister RR Patil
Thousands bid adieu to ex-Maharashtra minister RR Patil

Thousands of people on Tuesday bid a tearful adieu to RR Patil as the former Maharashtra deputy chief minister was cremated here with state honours.

Party colleagues, others pay homage to RR Patil

Top leaders of Nationalist Congress Party and others paid homage to RR Patil at the party office here this evening.

RR Patil was behind dispute-free village, cleanliness campaigns

Apart from Sant Gadgebaba Gram Swachchhta Abhiyan (clean village campaign) and controversial ban on the dance bars, the late RR Patil would also be remembered for the dispute-free village scheme.

Maharashtra CM announces state funeral for RR Patil

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday announced a state funeral with full honours for former deputy chief minister RR Patil, adding that the demise of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader is a setback to the state.

RR Patil's mortal remains kept at party office for last darshan

Mortal remains of senior NCP leader and ex-Home Minister RR Patil are kept at the party office here to enable common people and activists to pay their last respects.

PM Modi, politicos condole Maharashtra ex-deputy CM RR Patil's demise
PM Modi, politicos condole Maharashtra ex-deputy CM RR Patil's demise

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders across party lines on Monday extended sincere condolences to the family of the NCP leader and former Maharashtra home minister RR Patil. 

 

Five controversies of NCP leader RR Patil

Former Maharashtra home minister RR Patil, who passed away on Monday due to oral cancer, had an astounding political career. However, his name, along with the accomplishments in his political career, was also associated with several controversies.